Guide to Pittsburgh public pools: hours, cost, locations, rules

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All 18 Pittsburgh city pools are officially open for the summer, until September 2! Check the Citiparks website to make sure your local pool is open for the day. While none of the locations provide refreshments, guests are welcome to bring their own food and drinks (no alcohol). Don’t forget to check out the water carnivals, hosted by a different pool every few days in July. Basically an open pool party for the neighborhood, the carnivals more

Father’s Day in Pittsburgh

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Father’s Day is a tricky nut to crack. What do you get dear old dad? What do you do with an entire day dedicated to him? There can be an overwhelming pressure when it comes to the special day . Or you can just give him a #1 DAD mug and hope for the best. If you’re looking to be the best son or daughter ever, check out these events happening in Pittsburgh for Father’s Day. Man Up for Prostate Cancer 5/10k Walk/Run Spend the day walking (or more

The 2013 Pittsburgh Cinema in the Park series kicks off on Saturday

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Image courtesy of Pittsburgh Citiparks The Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park series resumes for the 2013 season this Saturday, June 8 at dusk. The free event, hosted at various local city parks, invites movie-goers to lay back, relax, and enjoy weekly movie screenings. The series features both kid-friendly G- and PG-rated flicks, such as Finding Nemo and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax,  as well as popular PG-13 films like The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit, more

Weekend Music Events: Where You Should Be and When

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So there are a ton of exciting things happening music and concert-wise this weekend through the Three Rivers Arts Festival starting Friday, June 7th as well as the start of the “Weather Permitting” concert series this Sunday, June 9th. Here’s a chronological list of all the bands coming by day and time of performance as well as what stage they will be performing on. Three Rivers Arts Festival:  Because there are multiple stages, you may find more

Blue Slide Park = BEST PLAYGROUND EVER

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You may have noticed some buzz on the internet about Mac Miller and his new song and album Blue Slide Park.  Mac Miller is a hip hop artist who is from Pittsburgh and has recorded a few songs about the area. Especially because it is the featured album in this weeks iTunes email: Thanks to Mac Miller for putting Pittsburgh and this park on the map.  While we were excited to see Blue Slide Park gain such national attention – a quick search more

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